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9 Terrific Sights That Every American Must See In London

You’ve booked the flights, grabbed your umbrella and already started to practice your ‘ello’ guvnor’ to proudly announce your arrival…Yup, you’re on …

Get the Apple TV's Breathtaking Aerial Screensaver On Mac or Windows

The high-flying Aerial screensaver is one of my favorite things about the 4th generation Apple TV. It looks so cool I often find myself watching it …

Ten (much) better alternatives to the Paris tourist hot spots

<b>MYTH #1: You must climb the Eiffel Tower</b><p>Although a fantastic site to see, one downside is how much it costs to get to the top. One ticket is €17 and …

Why You Should Bring a Drone on Your Next Big Trip

The takeaway from our beginner's guide to traveling with drones: practice, practice, practice.<p>Once the sole provenance of IMAX films and National Geographic documentaries, aerial drone footage is everywhere now—casually dropped into YouTube vlogs, wedding videography, social media feeds. You can …

You should never go online without protection [Deals]

We all know that the Internet can be a dangerous place, but too few of us ever do anything about it. One of the best and easiest way to ensure a safe and private online experience is to connect through a virtual private network, and few are better than ZenMate VPN. And right now you can get a …

Best drawing apps for iPad and Apple Pencil

The age of the digital sketchbook is here.I've been wanting a true digital sketchbook ever since I first discovered you could (poorly) draw circles …

7 easy steps for talking like a German

<b>1.</b> Use plenty of euphemisms: don’t say that something tastes awful, say it’s “needing of getting used to” — <i>gewöhnungsbedürftig</i>. Don’t say you’re …

TripAdvisor Apple TV App Now Available

TripAdvisor has launched its first ever custom app for television, the TripAdvisor App for Apple TV.<p>The app shares TripAdvisor content in a slideshow …

First World Problems

Dateline-November 12, 2015-Somewhere off the coast of Oman-Yes, I know it's exotic but I will tell you, the importance and opportunity of such a trip is not lost on me. My wife and I work hard for it. And when you work hard, you want to play hard... or at least get out of your comfort zone. I know …

How to restart or put your Apple TV into sleep or standby mode

Our coverage of the device continues with this tutorial which will teach you how to restart your Apple TV or put it into sleep or standby mode using …

Why Travelers Are Choosing Cargo Ships Over Cruise Ships

Travelers who want to travel the world by sea have a new option: voyage by cargo ship.<p>There's even a cargo ship that goes to Tahiti.<p>Cargo ships say …

The 'Great American Eclipse' is coming

Ever dreamed of seeing the sky darken and the stars twinkle in the middle of a summer's day? Then mark your calendar for Aug. 21, 2017, because if you're in the US the chances are good that you'll be among the 200 million or so people within a day's drive of the country's first total eclipse of the …

Ford brings Siri Eyes Free support to older vehicles

Ford owners with a second-generation Sync infotainment system can now get Apple’s Siri Eyes Free feature for iPhone on the car dashboard, thanks to a new Sync 3.8 update.<p>The second-gen Sync system is found on Ford vehicles made since 2011 and earlier, but the company is just now making Siri Eyes …

How United intends to win you back

Since United Airlines’ CEO Jeff Smisek resigned under a cloud last month, the new CEO has been working overtime trying to improve relationships with …

10 Improvements watchOS 2 Brings to the Apple Watch

Although watchOS isn't perfect, watchOS 2 will carry Apple into 2016 with a platform that could help the company sell more Apple Watch units.

Three ways Geronimo will change how you deal with your email

<b>Editors' note, August 27, 2015:</b> <i>Geronimo</i> <i>is now live in the Apple App Store to download.</i><p>Digging through your inbox is hardly the most fun activity of your day. A new email app called Geronimo is using gestures, like flicks and swipes, to change that. It's launching August 27 for free for iOS and …

How To Get A European Citizenship & Passport [3 Ways]

I’ll admit that I lucked out.<p>Nearly 15 years ago, I discovered that I was eligible for a European citizenship because of my Italian ancestry. And the …

Inside GoPro’s Ambitious Plan To Connect Their Cameras To The Cloud

GoPro doesn’t want to be known just as a camera company. Instead, as I learned from GoPro’s CEO and Founder Nick Woodman, GoPro wants to be a lifestyle media company. To that end, the company is looking to cloud services to give owners an easier way to share all that rad action footage and build a …

Drones

Everything you need to know about Apple TV and HomeKit

Now, if you're doing this on LTE sitting in front of your lights, you're going to see a slight delay between giving Siri the command and the command …

What Is Calculus?

Calculus is a branch of mathematics that explores variables and how they change by looking at them in infinitely small pieces called <b>infinitesimals</b>. …

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All the Google Easter eggs worth checking out

Tech companies can have fun, too! Google is well-known for its nerdy sense of humor, which includes April Fools' Day pranks (Google Apps for Business Dogs, anyone?) and Easter eggs hidden throughout the company's numerous products.<p>I'm not talking about the Easter eggs you hunt down on Sunday …

Hysterical video shows why phone calls on the Apple Watch are going to be a nightmare

We’re all looking forward to the Apple Watch, but there’s one thing I’m definitely <i>not</i> looking forward to: the ability to answer phone calls on my wrist. And this clever video shows exactly why.<p>The NSFW video below, by New York-based YouTube comedy team Rated WTF, is already pretty hysterical, just …

Kitchen Tech: Using Nitrous Oxide to make fresh whipped cream, airy waffles, and foam

Back in my January Kitchen Tech column on bar tools, I briefly mentioned that certain restaurants are using liquid nitrogen to make frozen cocktails that resemble sorbets — a magic trick that for all intents and purposes is impossible to replicate at home. But when nitrogen comes together with …

Top Gear Christmas Special: What really happened in Patagonia?

Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond arrived in Argentina in September to film the Top Gear Christmas Special. The subsequent fortnight was even more dramatic than they could have imagined<p>On a ridge, high above the vast, sparsely-populated plains of Patagonia, Jeremy Clarkson is standing …

How to Parent Like a German

The first time I went to a playground in Berlin, I freaked. All the German parents were huddled together, drinking coffee, not paying attention to …

Parenting

This Game Where You Build IKEA Furniture Without Instructions Is Torture and Should Never Be Played

Add a few more wooden pegs and umlauts. That'll probably work.<p>Höme Improvisåtion is not a video game. It is digital torture and should be illegal under the Geneva conventions.<p>Perhaps you think we're being unfair, but the game has two big strikes against it. One, it's a game about assembling IKEA …

Apple Watch spotted in the wild turns skeptic into true believer

I’ll admit it: I don’t think I want an Apple Watch. I don’t need another screen to notify me about what’s happening on another screen.<p>That’s what I think now. But I’m not arrogant enough to believe Apple might not prove me wrong. They’ve certainly proven me wrong before.<p>Maybe you’re like me. Maybe …